Definition of

Abut

  1. (verb, contact) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    England marches with Scotland

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Alternate forms of Abut

Derivations: abutment, abutter

Hyponyms: neighbor, neighbour

Hypernyms: adjoin, contact, meet, touch

Origin of the word Abut

  1. early 13c., from O.Fr. abouter "join end to end," from ? "to" + bout "end" (see See butt (n.3)). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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